NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Mary Poppins

Final adult casting has been confirmed for Mary Poppins, playing at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October. Joining the previously announced Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins, Charlie Stemp as Bert, Joseph Millson as George Banks and Petula Clark as the Bird Woman, Richard Eyre’s production will also include Amy Griffiths who will play Winifred Banks, Claire Moore as Miss Andrew, Claire… Read More

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NEWS: Dates Confirmed for Revival of Mary Poppins

The musical is set to return to London to play at the Prince Edward  Theatre later this year.  This revival of the popular musical is set to star Charlie Stemp as Bert and Zizi Strallen will play the the title role when it arrives at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October, with official opening night taking place on the 13th November. It is initially booking in the West End… Read More

NEWS: Mary Poppins to Return to the West End

It has been confirmed that the Disney musical will return to the West End next year.    Following the closing of Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre late August 2019, it has been announced that Mary Poppins will return to the theatre where it originally made its premiere at the same theatre back in 2004.… Read More

Review Round Up: Dick Whittington, London Palladium

The reviews are in for the London Palladium’s latest pantomime. But what is the critics verdict? Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews:  Join Dick Whittington (Charlie Stemp) on his daring journey through the streets of London aided by The Spirit Of The Bells (Julian Clary) as they face off against his dastardly… Read More

Five Reasons to See… Half A Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre

Now confirmed to play its final performance on the 2nd September, here are five reasons why you need to see Rachel Kavanaugh’s production…  1. The Music: this is such an upbeat and playful musical, featuring songs such as ‘Pick Out a Simple Tune’ and ‘If the Rain’s Got to Fall’ that will have your feet tapping… Read More

REVIEW: Half A Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre

Rachel Kavanaugh has created a delightfully light footed production that leaves the audience beaming for joy.  This wonderfully perky musical is a classic rags to riches story that shows that money really doesn’t buy happiness, wonderfully told through the story of Arthur Kipps an orphan who works as a drapers assistant until he unexpectedly comes… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Awards 2017

This year’s awards was a great night for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which won eight awards at last night’s ceremony.  Hosted by the wonderfully funny Vikki Stone and Simon Lipkin, the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards was a chance to celebrate a year’s worth of theatre as voted by the public, enhanced by live performances… Read More

NEWS: Half a Sixpence Extends Booking Until April 2017

Following rave reviews from critics and audiences, it has been announced that the Chichester Festival Theatre production directed by Rachel Kavanaugh is staying in London until at least April 2017.  The new stage adaptation of the musical, based on H.G.Wells’s semi-autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul, is now booking at the Noel Coward Theatre… Read More

Review Round Up: Half a Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre

Following a hugely successful run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Rachel Kavanaugh’s production of the classic musical makes its West End debut. Here is what critics have been saying about it:  London Theatre.co.uk: ***** “A great big hug of a show that’s as thrilling to watch as it is comforting.” Gay Times Magazine: ***** “Rachel… Read More